Why should I Talk to Capital Digestive Care About Colon Cancer?

 

Plenty of us put-off being screened for colon cancer because we think we feel fine. But colon cancer often develops without any warning signs. According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the 3rd most common cancer diagnosis and the 3rd leading cause of cancer death. We also have a 1 in 20 chance of developing colon cancer in our lifetime and our risk can increase depending on our age, race and personal or family medical history. Get the facts on colon cancer and request a consultation today.

Colon Cancer Doctors Across The Region

Our offices are accessible in: Washington DC, Bethesda, MD, Chevy Chase, MD, Ellicott City, MD, Germantown, MD, Laurel, MD, Olney, MD, Rockville, MD, Silver Spring, MD, Takoma Park, MD, Urbana, MD.

Prevention

Colon cancer, unlike most other forms of cancer, is PREVENTABLE. So it might be surprising to hear that according to the National Cancer Institute, colon cancer is the 2nd deadliest form of cancer among men and women in the U.S. By following the recommended guidelines for colon cancer screening, your doctor can find colon polyps and remove them, BEFORE they become cancerous.

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